2015 Lexus RX 350 Earns Mixed Results in Federal Crash Tests | Edmunds

2015 Lexus RX 350 Earns Mixed Results in Federal Crash Tests


Just the Facts:
  • The 2015 Lexus RX 350 luxury SUV front-wheel-drive model earned a four-star overall safety rating from NHTSA, while the all-wheel-drive model earned the top five-star overall safety rating.
  • Both earned four stars in the front crash test, five stars in the side crash test and four stars in the rollover crash test.
  • The 2015 Lexus RX 350 is on sale now.

WASHINGTON — The 2015 Lexus RX 350 luxury SUV front-wheel-drive model earned a four-star overall safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), while the all-wheel-drive model earned the top five-star overall safety rating.

Both earned four stars in the front crash test, five stars in the side crash test and four stars in the rollover crash test.

The 2015 RX 350 is on sale now at Lexus dealerships.

Standard safety equipment on the 2015 RX 350 includes 10 airbags, including knee airbags for the driver and front passenger. Optional safety equipment includes a pre-collision system with dynamic radar cruise control.

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has not rated the 2015 RX 350.

Key competitors to the RX 350 include the Acura MDX, Infiniti QX60 and Mercedes-Benz M-Class.

Edmunds says: Car shoppers should note that the 2015 Acura MDX and Mercedes-Benz M-Class earned the top five-star safety rating from NHTSA. The 2015 Infinti QX60 has not been rated.

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